Base Damage

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Base Damage is a special Attribute which, unlike Melee Damage, cannot be directly seen by the Player during gameplay. For a list of base values of other stats, see Base Creature Statistics.

The Base Damage depends on the Creature or the Player, and respectively, the Weapon used. Same Creatures and Weapons also have the same Base Damage.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Disregarding Armor, resulting damage is calculated by multiplying the Base Damage, an absolute number, by the percentage coming from the Melee Damage Attribute.

The difference between Base Damage and Melee Damage is that only the latter can be seen ingame. This may lead to confusion of the player because it does not seem obvious that Melee Damage is not the only Attribute affecting the damage.

Higher Melee Damage does not necessarily mean higher resulting damage.


Example:

Regarding a Tyrannosaurus and a Carnotaurus with a Melee Damage of 230% and 270% respectively, one could assume that the Carnotaurus would deal more damage.

However, after factoring in the Base Damage this assumption turns out to be wrong:

 Dinosaur   Base Damage   Melee Damage   Total Damage 
 Carnotaurus  35   270%   35 * 270% = 95
 Tyrannosaurus   62  230%   62 * 230% = 143

List of Base Damages[edit | edit source]

Creatures[edit | edit source]

Name Base Damage
Player Unarmed (Spyglass and Flare Gun) 8.0
CreatureBase DamageAlternate Attack
Achatina.png Achatina 0
Allosaurus.png Allosaurus 35 25
Alpha Basilisk.png Alpha Basilisk 55 120
Alpha Carnotaurus.png Alpha Carnotaurus 80
Alpha Deathworm.png Alpha Deathworm 500
Alpha Fire Wyvern.png Alpha Fire Wyvern 140 18
Alpha Karkinos.png Alpha Karkinos 160 185
Alpha Leedsichthys.png Alpha Leedsichthys 160
Alpha Megalodon.png Alpha Megalodon 60
Alpha Mosasaur.png Alpha Mosasaur 200
Alpha Raptor.png Alpha Raptor 40
Alpha Rex.png Alpha Rex 170
Alpha Reaper King.png Alpha Surface Reaper King 180 10
Alpha Tusoteuthis.png Alpha Tusoteuthis 130 2
Ammonite.png Ammonite 0
Anglerfish.png Anglerfish 30
Ankylosaurus.png Ankylosaurus 50 30
Spider.png Araneo 10 5
Archaeopteryx.png Archaeopteryx 5
Argentavis.png Argentavis 25
Arthropluera.png Arthropluera 18
Arthropluera.png Arthropluera (Aberrant) 18
Arthropluera.png Arthropluera (Corrupted) 18
Attack Drone.png Attack Drone (Alpha) 28
Attack Drone.png Attack Drone (Beta) 28
Attack Drone.png Attack Drone (Gamma) 28
Baryonyx.png Baryonyx 35 25
Basilisk.png Basilisk 55 120
Basilosaurus.png Basilosaurus 47
Beelzebufo.png Beelzebufo 12 20
Bone Fire Wyvern.png Bone Fire Wyvern 140
Brontosaurus.png Brontosaurus 60
Broodmother.png Broodmother Lysrix (Alpha) 540
Broodmother.png Broodmother Lysrix (Beta) 320
Broodmother.png Broodmother Lysrix (Gamma) 180
Broodmother.png Broodmother Lysrix (The Center Alpha) 700
Broodmother.png Broodmother Lysrix (The Center Beta) 280
Broodmother.png Broodmother Lysrix (The Center Gamma) 210
Bulbdog.png Bulbdog 12
BunnyDodo.png Bunny Dodo 5
Carbonemys.png Carbonemys 13
Carnotaurus.png Carnotaurus 35
Carnotaurus.png Carnotaurus (Aberrant) 35
Carnotaurus.png Carnotaurus (Corrupted) 35
Giant Beaver.png Castoroides 28
Chalicotherium.png Chalicotherium 36 32
Chalicotherium.png Chalicotherium (Corrupted) 36
Cnidaria.png Cnidaria 30
Coelacanth.png Coelacanth 5
Compy.png Compy 4
Daeodon.png Daeodon 29
Deathworm.png Deathworm 225
Defense Unit.png Defense Unit (Alpha) 35
Defense Unit.png Defense Unit (Beta) 35
Defense Unit.png Defense Unit (Gamma) 35
Desert Titan.png Desert Titan 0
Desert Titan.png Desert Titan 15
Dilophosaur.png Dilophosaur 10 3
Dilophosaur.png Dilophosaur (Corrupted) 10
Dimetrodon.png Dimetrodon 20
Dimorphodon.png Dimorphodon 23
Diplocaulus.png Diplocaulus 10
Diplodocus.png Diplodocus 0
Direbear.png Direbear 50 65
Direbear.png Direbear 50 65
Direwolf.png Direwolf 33
Dodo.png Dodo 5
Dodo Wyvern.png Dodo Wyvern 600
Dodorex.png DodoRex 666
Doedicurus.png Doedicurus 32 16
Dragon.png Dragon (Alpha) 0
Dragon.png Dragon (Beta) 0
Dragon.png Dragon (Gamma) 0
Dung Beetle.png Dung Beetle 5
Dunkleosteus.png Dunkleosteus 60
Electrophorus.png Electrophorus 3 15
Enforcer.png Enforcer 34
Enraged Corrupted Rex.png Enraged Corrupted Rex 200
Enraged Triceratops.png Enraged Triceratops 0
Equus.png Equus 9 11
Eurypterid.png Eurypterid 7
Featherlight.png Featherlight 3
Forest Titan.png Forest Titan 0
Gacha.png Gacha 32
Gallimimus.png Gallimimus 8
Gasbags.png Gasbags 5
Giant Bee.png Giant Bee 8
Giganotosaurus.png Giganotosaurus 1,000
Giganotosaurus.png Giganotosaurus (Corrupted) 500
Gigantopithecus.png Gigantopithecus 40 60
Glowbug.png Glowbug 18
Glowtail.png Glowtail 12
Griffin.png Griffin 27 12
Hesperornis.png Hesperornis 1 25
Hyaenodon.png Hyaenodon 15
Ice Titan.png Ice Titan 2,500
Iceworm.png Iceworm Male 225
Iceworm Queen.png Iceworm Queen 500
Ichthyornis.png Ichthyornis 1 5
Ichthyosaurus.png Ichthyosaurus 15
Iguanodon.png Iguanodon 25
Jerboa.png Jerboa 3
Jug Bug.png Jug Bug 18
Kairuku.png Kairuku 8
Kaprosuchus.png Kaprosuchus 25 45
Karkinos.png Karkinos 32 50
Kentrosaurus.png Kentrosaurus 10 42
King Titan.png King Titan 0
King Titan.png King Titan 0
King Titan.png King Titan 0
Lamprey.png Lamprey 7
Lava Elemental.png Lava Elemental 120
Leech.png Leech 7
Leedsichthys.png Leedsichthys 115
Liopleurodon.png Liopleurodon 40
Lymantria.png Lymantria 18
Lystrosaurus.png Lystrosaurus 6
Mammoth.png Mammoth 48 69
Managarmr.png Managarmr 0
Manta.png Manta 28
Manticore.png Manticore (Alpha) 120 16
Manticore.png Manticore (Beta) 110 10
Manticore.png Manticore (Gamma) 85 8
Mantis.png Mantis 34 120
Megalania.png Megalania 10 16
Megaloceros.png Megaloceros 30
Megalodon.png Megalodon 40
Megalosaurus.png Megalosaurus 75 1
Meganeura.png Meganeura 10
Megapithecus.png Megapithecus (Alpha) 1,200
Megapithecus.png Megapithecus (Beta) 800
Megapithecus.png Megapithecus (Gamma) 400
Megapithecus.png Megapithecus (The Center Alpha) 800
Megapithecus.png Megapithecus (The Center Beta) 600
Megapithecus.png Megapithecus (The Center Gamma) 400
Megatherium.png Megatherium 32
Mek.png Mek 0
Mek.png Mek (Mega) 0
Mesopithecus.png Mesopithecus 12 1
Microraptor.png Microraptor 8
Morellatops.png Morellatops 32
Mosasaurus.png Mosasaurus 100
Moschops.png Moschops 32
Moschops.png Moschops (Aberrant) 32
Nameless.png Nameless 10
Onyc.png Onyc 35
Otter.png Otter 10
Overseer.png Overseer 0
Overseer.png Overseer (Alpha) 0
Overseer.png Overseer (Beta) 0
Overseer.png Overseer (Gamma) 0
Oviraptor.png Oviraptor 12
Ovis.png Ovis 5
Pachy.png Pachy 10
Pachyrhinosaurus.png Pachyrhinosaurus 28 10
Paraceratherium.png Paraceratherium 45
Paraceratherium.png Paraceratherium (Aberrant) 45
Paraceratherium.png Paraceratherium (Corrupted) 45
Parasaur.png Parasaur 12
Parasaur.png Parasaur (Aberrant) 12
Pegomastax.png Pegomastax 10 1
Pelagornis.png Pelagornis 16
Phiomia.png Phiomia 10
Phoenix.png Phoenix 14 23
Piranha.png Piranha 22
Plesiosaur.png Plesiosaur 75
Procoptodon.png Procoptodon 20
Pteranodon.png Pteranodon 18 50
Pteranodon.png Pteranodon (Corrupted) 12
Scorpion.png Pulmonoscorpius 15
Purlovia.png Purlovia 32
Purlovia.png Purlovia 32
Quetzal.png Quetzal 32
Raptor.png Raptor 15 10
Raptor.png Raptor (Aberrant) 15
Raptor.png Raptor (Corrupted) 15
Ravager.png Ravager 33
Reaper.png Reaper 105 1
Reaper.png Reaper (Alpha Surface King) 180
Reaper.png Reaper (Elemental King) 90
Reaper.png Reaper (King Tamed) 75
Reaper.png Reaper (Subterranean King) 85
Reaper.png Reaper (Surface King) 85
Rex.png Rex 62
Rex.png Rex (Corrupted) 62
Rock Drake.png Rock Drake 60
Rock Drake.png Rock Drake (Corrupted) 60
Rock Elemental.png Rock Elemental 120 300
Rock Elemental.png Rock Elemental (Rubble Golem) 75
Rockwell.png Rockwell (Alpha) 0
Rockwell.png Rockwell (Alpha) 0
Rockwell.png Rockwell (Beta) 0
Rockwell.png Rockwell (Beta) 0
Rockwell.png Rockwell (Gamma) 0
Rockwell.png Rockwell (Gamma) 0
Roll Rat.png Roll Rat 42
Royal Griffin.png Royal Griffin 27 12
Sabertooth.png Sabertooth 29
Salmon.png Sabertooth Salmon 4
Sarco.png Sarco 35 45
Sarco.png Sarco (Aberrant) 35
Scout.png Scout 0
Seeker.png Seeker 10
Shinehorn.png Shinehorn 12
Skeletal Brontosaurus.png Skeletal Bronto 90
Skeletal Carnotaurus.png Skeletal Carnotaurus 80
Skeletal Giganotosaurus.png Skeletal Giganotosaurus 1,200
Skeletal Jerboa.png Skeletal Jerboa 3
Skeletal Quetzal.png Skeletal Quetzal 48
Skeletal Raptor.png Skeletal Raptor 40
Skeletal Rex.png Skeletal Rex 170
Skeletal Stegosaurus.png Skeletal Stego 62
Skeletal Triceratops.png Skeletal Trike 48
Snow Owl.png Snow Owl 25
Spinosaur.png Spinosaur 40
Spinosaur.png Spinosaur 40
Spinosaur.png Spinosaur (Aberrant) 40
Stegosaurus.png Stegosaurus 42
Stegosaurus.png Stegosaurus (Aberrant Stegosaurus) 42
Stegosaurus.png Stegosaurus (Corrupted) 42
Turkey.png Super Turkey 61
Tapejara.png Tapejara 18
Terror Bird.png Terror Bird 18
Therizinosaur.png Therizinosaur 52 5
Thorny Dragon.png Thorny Dragon 40 10
Thylacoleo.png Thylacoleo 40
Titanoboa.png Titanoboa 30
Titanomyrma.png Titanomyrma 7
Titanomyrma.png Titanomyrma 11
Titanosaur.png Titanosaur 1,000
Trike.png Triceratops 32
Trike.png Triceratops (Aberrant) 32
Trike.png Triceratops (Corrupted) 32
Trilobite.png Trilobite 0
Troodon.png Troodon 7
Tusoteuthis.png Tusoteuthis 65 2
Velonasaur.png Velonasaur 32
Vulture.png Vulture 23
Woolly Rhinoceros.png Woolly Rhino 40
Wyvern.png Wyvern 80
Wyvern.png Wyvern (Corrupted) 80
Yeti.png Yeti 50 60
Yutyrannus.png Yutyrannus 55
Zombie Wyvern.png Zombie Wyvern 80

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Ignoring armor, Weapons may deal different amounts of damage depending on where you hit a certain creature. For example, you only deal 20% damage against a Carbonemys' shell body part. Many creatures also take additional damage if you hit them in the head, with differing multipliers. However, the damage against the fleshy body of the organisms stays the same across all of them.

Weapon damage values[edit | edit source]

Against unarmored bodies, the damage weapons do per shot/attack is listed in the following table.

The Percent Torpor Gain is based on the % Melee Damage Attribute of both the weapon used, as well as the player using it.

For example, a Ramshackle Wooden Club with 120% damage will do a base damage of 6. With its torpor gain multiplier of 3.75, it will now do 22.5 torpor per hit.

Weapon Damage
(unmodified)
Torpor Gain
(unmodified)
Percent Torpor Gain
Hands 8 14 175%
Stone Pick 16 8 50%
Torch 15 unknown unknown
Stone Hatchet 20 10 50%
Spear 30 0 0%
Wooden Club 5 18.75 375%
Slingshot (Stone) 14 24.5 175%
Bow (Stone Arrow) 55 0 0%
Bow (Tranquilizer Arrow) 20 95 450% (200% + 250% over 5 seconds)
Metal Pick 32 16 50%
Metal Hatchet 40 20 50%
Pike 55 0 0%
Crossbow (Stone Arrow) 95 0 0%
Crossbow (Tranquilizer Arrow) 35 157.5 450% (200% + 250% over 5 seconds)
Simple Pistol 63 0 0%
Metal Sickle 50 unknown unknown
Grenade (direct hit) 150 0 0%
Metal Sword 90 unknown unknown
Longneck Rifle (Simple Rifle Ammo) 280 0 0%
Longneck Rifle (Tranquilizer Dart) 26 221 850% (600% + 250% over 5 seconds)
Shotgun (per pellet, 10 per shot) 64 0 0%
Fabricated Pistol 50 0 0%
Pump-Action Shotgun (per pellet, 14 per shot) 46 0 0%
C4 Charge (direct hit) 650 0 0%
Assault Rifle 47 0 0%
Rocket Launcher (direct hit) 1500 0 0%
Compound Bow (Stone Arrow) 74 0 0%
Compound Bow (Tranquilizer Arrow) 27 121.5 450% (200% + 250% over 5 seconds)
Compound Bow (Metal Arrow) 202.5 0 0%
Fabricated Sniper Rifle 165 0 0%
Electric Prod 1 266 26600%
Melee attack of any Ranged Weapon 10 14 140%

Note: all values were taken from the raw damage values of the blueprints in the dev kit.

Charged weapons[edit | edit source]

The minimum pulling time to shoot an arrow with a bow is 0.3 seconds and the maximum damage is reached after pulling for 1.2 seconds. An arrow's damage starts at 25% at 0 seconds, and increases linearly up to 100% at 1.2 seconds. Since an arrow can only be launched after 0.3 seconds, this means that the minimum damage of an arrow is 43.75%.

The only difference for slingshots is the minimum pulling time, which is 0.25 seconds, resulting in a minimum damage of 40.625%.

Notes/Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Since the Base Damage value can not be seen during gameplay, other methods are required to find out the exact numbers, such as in-game testing, receiving the values from the developers (like in Patch Notes 173.0), or by extracting them from the Dev Kit.
  • In v242.0 a server-option for displaying the dealt damage as a floating number (as known from RPG-games) was added. This mode is not enabled on official servers, but is always enabled for the damage dealt to the Training Dummy.

References[edit | edit source]